The Artist

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  • 'The Artist' to fight for top position at Oscars 28-12-2011 11:53 AM

    Los Angeles: Academy Awards season is officially on. Nominations ballots for the 84th Oscar show have just gone in the mail. Oscar organizers mailed ballots Tuesday to 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Ballots are due back Jan. 13, and Oscar nominations will be...
  • 'The Artist' gets 6 nominations at Golden Globe 15-12-2011 08:11 PM

    Beverly Hills: Silent film is taking over Hollywood's awards scene. The silent-era tale 'The Artist' heads the Golden Globes with six nominations, among them best comedy or musical, and acting honors for its French stars, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo. Tied for second-place with five nominations Thursday are the 1960s...
  • Indian film festivals come of age 21-10-2011 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: On the eve of the Mumbai Film Festival, filmmaker Shyam Benegal had confidently said this is the best festival India has seen so far. As the festival came to a close amid the hits and the misses, the crowds cheering and hooting, his hyperbole became a fact. Benegal, chairman...
  • Missed the movies at Cannes? Catch it in Mumbai 18-10-2011 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: Long queues of mostly youngsters and celebrities are a common sight at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival, which is attracting huge crowds thanks to the excellent lineup of nearly 200 films, many of which had made it to Cannes. "In the last two years, the festival has become very...
  • Anita Desai's new characters search for wholeness 19-09-2011 11:43 AM

    At the age of 74, Anita Desai's prose and storytelling seem to have arrived at a level that only 50 years of writing can give. So her three novellas in 'The Artist of Disappearance' make you want to savour the narratives and plots which few writers in English can today...
  • Ssh, no talking: Silent movie charms Cannes fest 16-05-2011 03:26 PM

    Cannes: The talk at the Cannes Film Festival was about the movie that doesn't talk: a silent film about a 1920s Hollywood star toppled by the age of talkies. French director Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" employs lush music, well-chosen but restrained sound effects and no spoken words save in one...